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Dec 16, 2012 9:00pm EST
there was applause as some of the first responders entered the room. president obama said our first task is caring for our children. he questioned whether we can say we are doing enough in his speech, and the president saying in the speech he wrote himself he would use whatever power his office holds to prevent future massacres like new town. -- newtown. we will be showing the memorial service in its entirety at 12:30 eastern. ♪ >> this week pulitzer prize- winning author anne applebaum discusses her new boat -- book, "iron curtain: the crushing of eastern europe, 1944-1956." >> why do you open with a quote from churchill? >> heat. the expression -- he coined the expression iron curtain. it was such an evocative description of what happened when he gave the speech that i thought it was important to put that the beginning of the book. >> did you ever think of what he called that the iron curtain? >> there is a long story. it is a theatrical term. there was an iron curtain theaters used to use to prevent fires. churchill used it first in private. >> you know why? >> it was a favor for truman. tha
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